Guidance

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A school counselor’s role is to assist students with their academic, career, and social/emotional goals and needs. School counselors are state certified and have a Master’s degree in counseling. While counselors do not provide therapy, they can assist students in a variety of ways including problem-solving, developing critical thinking skills, and setting and achieving goals. A school counselor’s responsibilities are as follows:

* Counsels students based on their individual needs and concerns

* Helps students assess their strengths and weaknesses

* Provides individual counseling to students focusing on personal, career, and academic areas

* Provides students with information about the SAT and ACT

* Assists students with post-graduation planning, including college, employment, military, and other paths

* Coordinates college, military, trade/technical visitation programs and provides student recommendations

* Links students with community agencies and resources to provide supplemental support

* Works with students to ensure appropriate course selection and course scheduling with regard to graduation requirements

* Facilitates contact between parents and teachers for the purpose of monitoring student progress

Tina Gall
  Mrs. Tina Gall (A-D)
443-550-8818
Michele Shade
 Ms. Michele Shade (E-K)
443-550-8817

Dr. Zelma Pugh
    Dr. Zelma Mark (L-Q)
443-550-8820

Linnea Haines
Mrs. Linnea Haines (R-Z)
443-550-8819

Laura Allen
 Mrs. Laura Allen
Guidance Secretary
Service Learning Coordinator
443-550-8816
Stephanie Garrison
 Mrs. Stephanie Garrison
Registrar
443-550-8821
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